Me and my body: a love – hate – love story

Last year, I wrote a short post about my struggles with an eating disorder. The response, on and off blog, was huge, supportive, and full of questions that I wasn’t prepared to answer. Ever since, I’ve wanted to write more about it, because I think it’s important, and because sometimes I think the subjects most…

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No need to solve for X

When my friend, Annika Martins invited me to join her blog crawl in celebration of her coming-soon new website, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. For one thing, I’m crazy about Annika. For another, I’m truly excited about her new direction, her plans for the future and her hellbent northiness. I’d have said yes anyway,…

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Body math

I felt awful. Inadequate. Less than human. So I ate. A lot. Then I’d feel worse. So I’d eat more. Then I starved myself. Attempted to throw up when I did eat. I punched and punished my body. I HATED it. The quote above is from Allyssa Marie Milan’s piece, “One body’s journey: Removing the poison,…

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